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Miami, Florida

Burger Museum

This shrine to bovine consumption and all things fast food is a slice of culinary history both rare and well done.
Naples, Florida

Naples Depot Museum

This 1920s railway depot is now home to two unique museums complete with a miniature train ride.
Stuart, Florida

Gilbert’s Bar House of Refuge

In a time before lifeguards, this house was a sanctuary for the shipwrecked.
Palm Beach, Florida

Johnnie Brown's Grave

Grab a slice of pizza next to the remains of the "human monkey" who ran for mayor.
Tarpon Springs, Florida

Tarpon Springs Epiphany Celebration

Every January 6, young men dive into Spring Bayou in search of a cross and a year's worth of maritime blessings.
Tallahassee, Florida

Sod Cemetery

An unusual college football tradition involves burying pieces of sod from competitors' turf, replete with tiny coffins and headstones.
Mayo, Florida

Hal W. Adams Bridge

Florida's first suspension bridge.
Homestead, Florida

Robert Is Here

The sign that drew attention to a young boy's cucumber stand is now the name of his fruit superstore.
DeFuniak Springs, Florida

Britton Hill

The highest point in Florida is still the lowest high point in the country.
Tallahassee, Florida

Verdura Plantation

The ruins of a once massive plantation are now a private residence hidden in the Florida wilderness.
Orlando, Florida

Tupperware Confidence Center

A museum preserving one company’s history of preserving food.
Pensacola, Florida

O’Zone Pizza Pub

A former hospital is now home to a pizza parlor and maybe a few ghosts.
Tallahassee, Florida

Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

This state park was once an important Native American cermonial center.
Key West, Florida

The Conch Republic

"We Seceded Where Others Failed."
Miami, Florida

Ferdinand Magellan Presidential Railcar

With nickel-steel armor and three-inch thick bullet resistant windows, FDR's train was a rolling fortress.
Key Biscayne, Florida

Crandon Park Zoo Ruins

It turns out that a hurricane-prone beach is probably not the best place to house wild animals.
Sarasota, Florida

Molly the Mollusk

The giant squid's 27-foot-long corpse lies preserved within a Sarasota aquarium.
North Fort Myers, Florida

The Shell Factory

The largest retailer of seashells in the world.
Ocala, Florida

Gypsy Gold Horse Farm

Visit these gentle, bell-bottomed, exquisite equines at the home of North America's first Gypsy Vanner horses.
Tallahassee, Florida

Lewis Spring House

One of only two pod-shaped homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Apollo Beach, Florida

Big Bend Power Plant Manatee Viewing Area

Manatees congregate around a power plant's discharge canal where the water is especially warm.